Jacob May made his major-league debut with the Chicago White Sox on April 4 against the Detroit Tigers, getting one RBI in four at-bats. He was a third-round pick of the White Sox out of Coastal Carolina University in the 2013 MLB Draft.
May is the son of Lee May Jr., currently a minor-league coach in the Boston Red Sox organization. Lee Jr. played eight minor-seasons with the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals, reaching the Triple-A level but never appearing in a big league game.
Jacob is the grandson of Lee May Sr., a three-time all-star and veteran of 18 major-league seasons. Lee Sr. slammed 344 HR and 1,244 RBI during his career.
Jacob’s great-uncle, Carlos May, also had a major-league career consisting of ten seasons (1968-1977), primarily playing for the Chicago White Sox. He was a two-time all-star with the White Sox.
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